Saturday, April 1, 2017
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The Florida Panthers travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +113 and the Bruins at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Florida comes into this matchup having played 77 games. They have an overall record of 33-33-11 and on the road they have a record of 15-16-8. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 199 goals and given up 222 goals for a point differential of -23. The Panthers have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-44 and an over/under record of 34-33-10. Boston shows up with a record of 41-30-6 including 21-16-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 220 goals and surrendered 203 for a goal differential of +17. The Bruins have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 39-36 while their over/under record sits at 36-33-8.
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Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 28-44 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 34-33-10 against the over/under
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 39-36 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 36-33-8 against the over/under
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
03/31/17 C Aleksander Barkov Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Boston
03/31/17 GO James Reimer Head "?" Saturday vs. Boston
03/31/17 GO Roberto Luongo Hip "?" Saturday vs. Boston
03/25/17 D Aaron Ekblad Neck out indefinitely
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
03/31/17 C Frank Vatrano Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Florida
03/13/17 C Tim Schaller Lower Body out indefinitely
Aleksander Barkov has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 21 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 20.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 219 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. James Reimer has 16 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,117 shots against him and has given up 93 goals. He has made 1,024 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 83 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 38 goals this season with 218 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 19.6 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 250 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 35 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,522 shots against him and has given up 134 goals. He has made 1,388 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 77 total points this season. They have scored 199 goals while giving up 222 goals. They have had 252 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Panthers have allowed 231 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.97% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have a total of 88 points on the season. They have 49 power play goals on 235 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 251 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 220 goals scored while they've given up 203 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.55%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 51.8% as they've attempted 4,406 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,098 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.4% as they have 3,401 attempts while they've given up 3,221 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season. They have 2,250 face off wins compared to 2,465 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense Florida has 1,601 hits and they've blocked 877 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 4,714 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,907 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.4% as they have 3,581 shots while they've given up 2,883 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53% as they've compiled 2,521 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,239 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 1,024 shot attempts and they have 1,661 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Bruins NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Boston -125 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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